45 Fun Facts About The Birthday Boy Citroën Méhari

Citroën's funky little off-roader celebrates its 45th birthday this week, and while this picture says it all, it's worth to look at the fun side of this rolling deathtrap we would all love to have. » 5/13/13 12:33pm 5/13/13 12:33pm

Ride the White Pony for $4,995!

Before Tata introduced the poor to the travails of new car buying, there was the Citroën FAF. Before the FAF there was the Greek-built Pony, and today Nice Price or Crack Pipe wants to know what's a grecian urn? » 4/20/10 7:00am 4/20/10 7:00am

Even A Hydropneumatic Suspension Couldn't Hold All These Vintage…

Finding the Peugeot 403 brochure was nice, but we need a total overdose of vintage French car brochures! Fortunately, Mort555 came to the rescue, by sending us a tip about this Dutch site with dozens of beautifully scanned Citroën brochures from the 1950s through the 1980s. France, Spain, Finland, Germany, Italy- if… » 7/30/08 4:00pm 7/30/08 4:00pm

Is Franzouse The Latest Project Car Hell Poster Child?

France-based commenter Franzouse, not content to rest on his Project Car Hell Tipster laurels (you may remember him as the man responsible for the Yankenwagen Me, Krankenwagen Me Edition of Project Car Hell), is now looking to climb the rust-and-Bondo ziggurat and achieve Project Car Hell Poster Child Status as well...
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DAF vs. FAF: Get Your YA-YAs Outta My Face, Jonny: Mehari!

Yes, once, long ago, I did write about the sheer radness of Citro n's mini-Jeeplet, which totally kicks the poo out of the DAF 66 YA. It's beefier, tougher-looking, was actually briefly sold in the US of A, and was available with four wheel drive. The plastic-bodied Mehari was also the basis for the mighty FAF, and… » 12/11/06 9:45pm 12/11/06 9:45pm

Screw the DAFamino! It's About the FAFamino!

Yes, Mister Loverman, I see your DAFamino and raise you a FAFamino. The only thing better than a Dutch two-cylinder ElCo with a beefed-up moped transmission is a French two-cylinder ElCo from the nation that gave us the Mobylette in the first place. Plus, open-topped goodness! Take that! » 12/11/06 12:00pm 12/11/06 12:00pm

Screw DAF! It's About FAF!

Okay, so the Loverman's DAF fixation is righteously awesome (although some of us are secretly wondering if dude fell in love with a Dutch prostitute/coke mule). Regardless, the rest of us shall not front. But all DAFs aside for the moment, often overlooked in the scheme of wacky shit Citro n has pulled over the years… » 12/11/06 10:00am 12/11/06 10:00am